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Guilford – Pole Strike Causes Route 77 Closure

Authorities have closed a portion of Route 77 crossing Guilford after a vehicle struck a pole yesterday.

Local officials first reported on the incident at around 5:00 p.m. According to them, a car hit and damaged a utility pole located along Route 77. No injuries were sustained by anyone involved in the accident. The utility pole had to be removed by officials, prompting a road closure. Route 77 between Prospect Hill Road and Stepstone Hill Road was cordoned off, and authorities have advised motorists to use Long Hill Road and/or Little Meadow Road to avoid the closed area of the road.

Outside of unforeseen circumstances, authorities typically respond to reported incidents promptly. This case is proof of that. Protecting everyone in and around any accident scene is their main priority. Thankfully, no one was hurt in this event. Still, it pays to be aware of our rights as motorists or pedestrians in case we or our loved ones are injured in similar incidents.

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